Stephanie A. Jirard
Adjunct Professor of Law
Stephanie A. Jirard is a professor of Criminal Justice at Shippensburg University. Originally from Boston, Professor Jirard studied history at Cornell University and received her Juris Doctor from Boston College Law School.
Prior to teaching at Shippensburg, she was a Lieutenant in the U.S. Navy's Judge Advocate General's Corps and served as a trial attorney with the U.S. Department of Justice Civil Division; a federal prosecutor at the U.S. Attorney's Office; an assistant Public defender at the Federal Public Defender’s Office; and a death-penalty defense lawyer with the Missouri Public Defender’s Capital Litigation Unit.